“Argo” is more tone-deaf to the Middle East than “Zero Dark Thirty.”
The citizens of Sierra Leone turned out in droves to vote, but they have failed to benefit from booming oil exploration and the mining industry.
A review of Gregory Johnsen’s “The Last Refuge: al-Qaeda and America’s War in Yemen.”
No politician in the U.S. can sell any more American war.
His image isn’t bolstered by the latest rash of defections, but President Assad cares little about Western perceptions.
Negotiating with the various factions in Syria would infuse Turkey with national pride and international prestige.
It’s hard to imagine a more frustrating situation than the Syrian conflict.